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Ontario daily cases up 45 per cent with 257 confirmed today

177 of the new cases reported today came from a single health unit
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After a five days of reporting daily case increases below 200, Public Health Ontario has confirmed 257 more cases of COVID-19 today. 

Of the new cases reported today, 182 are people between the ages of 20 and 39, and 48 are people aged 40 to 59. 

According to today's epidemiological report a majority of the cases reported today came from the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, which reported 177 new cases to Public Health Ontario yesterday. 

On Friday the province reported 111 new cases, and that number climbed to 160 and 178 new cases reported on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. 

The province also confirmed seven more COVID-related deaths today, including three people between 60 and 79, and four people over the age of 80. 

To-date, the province has reported 2,665 deaths attributed to COVID-19, and 1,706 (64 per cent) of those deaths have been long-term care home residents. 

There have been 34,911 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases reported by Public Health Ontario since the start of the pandemic, and 30,196 of those cases are now reported recovered. There are 3,009 active cases of COVID-19 in Ontario, and of those, 232 people have been hospitalized with the virus, including 46 patients in intensive care and 35 patients on ventilators. 

There were 27,127 tests processed in Ontario since yesterday's report.

As of Friday, June 26, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has confirmed 592 cases of the coronavirus in the region to-date, and reported 474 of those cases as recovered. There have been 36 deaths linked to COVID in the region since March.

The health unit will provide an update on local cases later today.

There are 82 active cases of COVID-19 in the region (77 in Simcoe County), including four people who have been hospitalized with the virus.

The average incidence rate for the province of Ontario is 234.9 cases per 100,000 people, and the rate for Simcoe County is 107.3 cases per 100,000 people. 

Case breakdown by municipality for Simcoe County as of June 26

Municipality  Total cases   Recoveries   Deaths   In Hospital   Last case reported   Incidence rate* 
Barrie 181 146 14   June 25 121.2
Bradford W-G 123 99 12   June 26 283.9
New Tecumseth 75 51 1 2 June 26 181
Innisfil 48 39   1 June 25 117.8
Orillia 18 15 2   June 23 53.8
Collingwood 15 15     May 19 62.5
Wasaga Beach 15 13 1   June 19 65.2
Clearview 8 6 1   June 15 not released
Springwater 13 11 1   June 22 61.9
Midland 6 6     April 29 not released
Oro-Medonte 6 4 2   June 1 not released
Adjala-Tosorontio 9 8     June 16 77.2
Essa 15 13 1   June 19 62.7
Ramara 10 7     June 23 96.3
Tiny 4 4     June 22 not released
Tay 5 5     May 19 not released
Penetanguishene 6 6     June 12 not released
Severn 10 7   1 June 23 66.8

*Incidence rate is the number of cases per 100,000 of the population for that municipality




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